A hostile sniper was killed near Logvynove, Donetsk region. He proved to be a Russian citizen named Alexandr Galkin; he served with the 7th Brigade of Russia’s Armed Forces. Andriy Lysenko, presidential administration spokesman, said this during the briefing in Kyiv on Friday.
According to him, Ukrainian special services also detained several other militants. ‘One of them serves with Kalmius, an illegal armed unit of the so-called DPR. The mercenary tried to cross the division line through Mayorsk checkpoint in Donetsk region. The detained man proved to have taken part in military actions near Donetsk airport and Maryinka,’ Lysenko said.